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Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
8 Nov 1786 Sir Edgar Elsheills Isobell Scott H: [House] maid 1 1 £0.2.6

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Survey of the FEMALE SERVANTS TAX. in the Burgh of
Lochmaben from the 5th of Aprile 1786 to 5th Aprile 1787 By William Currie Surveyor

Proof 1 Female Servt. [Servant] at 2/6 [£0.2.6] Each is £0.2.6

I William Currie Surveyor aforesaid do hereby certify that upon carefull examination of the foregoing
Servt [Servants] rates and dutys I find they Amount in Whole to Two shillings and sixpence and that upon
the 22 day of dec [december] 1786 I delivered to William Craik Collr. [Collector] of the said duties for the Burgh,
aforesaid an exact duplicate of the foregoing which containd my Oath that notices were left
with the sevl [several] Inhabitants or at their dwelling Houses of the date anexed to their respective
names that were to be charged with the sums hereby certified to be due from them.
William Currie
John Alves J.P. [Justice of Peace]

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